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Severe Weather Impacts Eastern Marion County

Posted: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 at 6:28 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Aaron Gernes

The KNIA/KRLS Severe Weather Action Team went live Tuesday afternoon after a Severe Thunderstorm Warning was issued by the National Weather Service. The alert came shortly after 2pm Tuesday, impacting areas including Pella, Harvey, Tracy, Bussey, Oskaloosa, and New Sharon. Strong winds, hail, and heavy rain were reported in portions of the storm system. Nearly four-tenths of an inch of rain fell in Pella in about ten minutes. The warning was lifted at 3pm. The Pella PD said no significant damage was reported in town.